In an apparent cost cutting measure, the NSW government is abolishing the victims compensation scheme and replacing it with a scheme that will reduce compensation to a fraction of current levels, while ignoring the realities of domestic violence. Mari Vagg is a solicitor at Women’s Legal Services, NSW. View her full profile here. Liz Snell is the Law Reform and Policy Co-ordinator at Women’s Legal Services NSW, a state-wide community legal centre for women. Mari Vagg, a solicitor at Women’s Legal Services, NSW and Liz Snell, the Law Reform and Policy Co-ordinator at Women’s Legal Services NSW, write at ABC.net that domestic violence will not be recognised as a separate category, and a $7500 payment under the old scheme will reduce to $1500. There is no recognition of ongoing violence.Back to News
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